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Calabi-Yau CFTs and Random Matrices

@inproceedings{AfkhamiJeddi2021CalabiYauCA,
  title={Calabi-Yau CFTs and Random Matrices},
  author={Nima Afkhami-Jeddi and Anthony Ashmore and Clay C{\'o}rdova},
  year={2021}
}
Using numerical methods for finding Ricci-flat metrics, we explore the spectrum of local operators in two-dimensional conformal field theories defined by sigma models on Calabi–Yau targets at large volume. Focusing on the examples of K3 and the quintic, we show that the spectrum, averaged over a region in complex structure moduli space, possesses the same statistical properties as the Gaussian orthogonal ensemble of random matrix theory. nimaaj, ashmore, clayc@uchicago.edu ar X iv :2 10 7. 11… Expand
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